Festival of the Sea Promoting North Department Tourism
Dieudonne Étienne, Minister of Tourism in North Department, inaugurated the Festival of the Sea pre-event ceremony in Cap-Haitien, site of the festival. The 2013 theme is "Let's Keep Our Beaches Clean!" Attending were Cap-Haitien's mayor and the Tourist Association and Chamber of Commerce presidents.
In her remarks, Étienne invited all tourism officials and employees to participate in the Festival. She emphasized the potential for small- and medium-size companies to benefit from the marketing of North Department as a prime vacation spot for tourists.